IGP Orders Thorough Investigation On Alleged Shooting Incident Involving Burna Boy’s Escorts

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, has directed Lagos State Police Commissioner, Abiodun Alabi, to investigate the shooting by personnel attached to Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy, at Club Cubana in Lagos.

The shooting incident, on Wednesday, June 8, left two people hospitalised, with one needing blood transfusion to stabilise.

Trouble started when one of the police escorts attached to the Grammy Award winner shot a man who reacted when the singer allegedly made passes at his wife.

The singer and five police escorts visited the nightclub around 4a.m. on June 8.

About four policemen waited outside while one of the policemen, identified as Inspector Ibrahim, who was in mufti, accompanied Burna into the club.

It was Ibrahim who allegedly did the shooting.

While the man, Irebami Lawrence, was hit on the thigh, his friend, identified as Tolu, got hit in the head.

When Vanguard reached the State Police Command for comment, they said they were investigating.

In a statement by the Force PRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Sunday, the IGP described the circumstances surrounding the incident as unbelievable.

He ordered the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Abiodun Alabi, to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter and forward his report as urgent as possible for further action.


About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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